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Instant Imprints Hires VP Of Field Support And Training »

October 20, 2014 at 12:41PM PDT | Source: Instant Imprints

Business Development Consultant Mike Boyd Promoted to Newly Created Position to Support Growing Franchisee Population
October 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // SAN DIEGO – Instant Imprints, North America's innovative network of promotional products, sign and digital printing centers, announced the appointment of franchise growth expert Mike Boyd to Vice President of Field Support and Training.
"With our aggressive expansion plans underway, we need someone with Mike's expertise to provide support and training to our franchisees," said Ralph Askar, president and CEO of San Diego-based Instant Imprints. "He has a proven track record of supplying the support new and seasoned franchisees need in order to continue to perform at top levels...

Ziebart Announces Third Quarter Sales Results, Leading Automotive Aftermarket Product And Service Company Sees Record Growth »

October 20, 2014 at 12:22PM PDT | Source: Ziebart International

TROY, Mich. - Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ziebart International Corp., the global leader in automotive detailing, films and protection services, announces third quarter 2014 sales results exceed internal company forecasts with an 11-percent increase in total sales, it was announced today.
The privately-held, employee-owned company reported its total domestic franchise stores sales were up 11-percent overall, with retail at 14-percent and vehicle protection category up 30-percent over the same period for 2013. The aftermarket company benchmarks its sales against total new vehicle sales in the U.S., which are up 5-percent vs. third quarter 2013.
"About 10 percent of Ziebart's domestic franchise stores have year-to-date annual sales volumes of $1 million or more," said Daniel Baker," President of Ziebart Corporation (U...

Hallmark Channel & Baskin-Robbins Form Strategic Partnership To Celebrate The Holiday Season & Network's Countdown To Christmas »

October 20, 2014 at 12:11PM PDT | Source: Baskin Robbins

Baskin-Robbins to Feature Special Flavor, Winter White Chocolate; Inspired By New Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Northpole; In Participating Stores Nationwide Throughout the Month of November
October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Hallmark Channel, the heart of TV and the #1 destination for holiday programming, and Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, have formed a strategic and mouthwatering partnership surrounding the premiere of one of the network's new original Countdown to Christmas movies, NorthPole. Beginning November 1st, participating Baskin-Robbins shops nationwide – nearly 2,500 across 43 states - will open their doors to NorthPole-inspired ice cream treats, including Winter White Chocolate® ice cream, which features white chocolate-flavored ice cream, swirled with cherry pieces in chocolate-flavored coating and a cherry ribbon...

The Melting Pot Targets Portland, Maine For Franchise Expansion »

October 20, 2014 at 12:06PM PDT | Source: The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.

Leading Polished Casual Fondue Restaurant to Host Webinar Nov. 5 to Fuel National Expansion 
TAMPA, Fla. - Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc., the world's premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, announced today that it is actively seeking franchisees on the East Coast to bring its interactive dining experience to Portland, Maine, naming the city as a target for future franchise development.
The brand plans to enter Portland for the first time with the development of a new location. Portland is one of a number of select markets throughout the U.S. where the company is looking to recruit qualified new franchisees. Additional markets targeted for expansion include Anchorage, Alaska; Hartford, Conn...

Red Roof Inn® Paving The Way In Digital Innovation »

October 20, 2014 at 11:46AM PDT | Source: Red Roof Inn

Five Gold Awards Solidify Brand's Leading Edge in Digital Landscape
October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Columbus, Ohio – Red Roof Inn®, a leader in economy lodging and now at the forefront of digital innovation, has been awarded Gold for five of the most prestigious awards in the digital category. The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), OMMA, US Search Awards, and Digiday's Sammy/Mobi Awards have all recognized the brand for its Flight Cancellation Coup campaign, a custom built flight-tracking technology enabled by mobile search.
On the heels of the harshest winter in decades, Red Roof teamed up with 360i to identify a key trend: Every day, 500 U.S. flights were being cancelled leaving 90,000 travelers stranded...

Home Care Assistance Fairfield County Launches Campaign To Celebrate Older Adults »

October 20, 2014 at 10:48AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

"Honor Your Living Legend" is designed to showcase seniors and their impressive contributions to their loved ones and communities.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Fairfield County, Connecticut’s premier provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to launch a new campaign that recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of seniors. Family members or friends submit stories and photographs, which are shared publicly on HonorYourLivingLegend.com and through Home Care Assistance’s social media pages. The goal of the campaign is to give people a platform to express their admiration for their aging loved ones and in doing so, remind the community that older adults should be respected for their contributions...

Pollo Campero Introduces Camperitos And Kids Get A Free Taste »

October 20, 2014 at 9:25AM PDT | Source: Pollo Campero

Proceeds of Camperitos Sales Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters
DALLAS - October 13, 2014 - Pollo Campero, the world's largest Latin chicken restaurant chain, introduces its little brothers: Camperitos. To celebrate the launch of the restaurant's new boneless, menu addition, participating Pollo Campero restaurants will hold Camperitos Kid's Day on October 15th. Up to five children can receive a free Camperitos kid's meal with the purchase of any meal by an accompanying adult on Camperitos Kid's Day.
Even more exciting, throughout the month of October and early November the Authentic Latin Chicken chain plans to continue celebrating its "little" addition to the menu with a two-week fundraiser benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters in participating restaurants...

Climbing The Ladder: Former Checkers® Manager Becomes Franchisee »

October 20, 2014 at 9:09AM PDT | Source: Checkers Drive In
Checkers Drive In Opportunities Available

Subway Franchisee Joins Checkers for Growth Opportunities
Tampa, FL. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 - Checkers and Rally's Restaurants, Inc. (Checkers®), continues to prove itself as a brand that encourages the growth of both new and existing members of its team. The latest member to join the fast-growing brand as a franchisee is Gurpreet "Goldy" Singh, who is slated to open his first restaurant located at 225 First Avenue, NY, in late November, 2014.
Based on his extensive experience in managing restaurants as well as his familiarity with the Checkers brand, Singh, 32, is certainly poised for success. Prior to joining Checkers as a franchisee, Singh had previously managed a Subway before becoming the General Manager of a Checkers restaurant for five years...

Cousins Subs® Announces Two New Limited-Time-Only Subs »

October 20, 2014 at 8:52AM PDT | Source: Cousins Subs

Steak Mushroom Swiss Returns, Turkey Bacon Guacamole Now Available
October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // MILWAUKEE – Cousins Subs® guests can now enjoy two limited-time-only sub sandwiches: the Steak Mushroom Swiss and the Turkey Bacon Guacamole.
The exceptionally popular Steak Mushroom Swiss returns on fresh baked Italian bread with steak, bacon, Swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms, onions and topped with bistro sauce.
The brand new Turkey Bacon Guacamole sub features sliced turkey breast, crispy bacon, creamy guacamole, lettuce, onions and tomatoes on Italian bread.
"We are excited to bring back a fan favorite while offering guests a new cold sub option," said Justin McCoy, vice president of marketing at Cousins Subs...

Sky Zone To Hire 100 Energetic People In Timonium »

October 20, 2014 at 8:38AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone
Sky Zone Opportunities Available

Sky Zone Timonium Set To Open All-Trampoline Park
October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // TIMONIUM, Md. - Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, creator of the world's first all-walled trampoline playing court, is now hiring more than 100 employees for its new park in Timonium, MD. Set to open in November, Sky Zone Timonium will become Maryland's second Sky Zone trampoline park with nearly 16,000 square feet of trampoline surface in a 28,000 square foot facility.
Sky Zone will defy gravity with its newest park, offering Timonium residents and visitors the ultimate 3-D play experience. The all-trampoline walled courts are designed for optimal air time with popular activities such as Open Jump, offering a court of connecting trampolines where the sky is the limit, Ultimate Dodgeball, for a fresh new take on that favorite childhood pastime, Sky Slam which gives everyone the opportunity to slam dunk a basketball and SkyRobics, an innovative fitness class that burns up to 1,000 calories in one hour...

McAlister's Deli Asks Guests To Share Their Big, Bold Cravings For A Chance To Win Free Sandwiches For A Year »

October 20, 2014 at 8:21AM PDT | Source: McAlister's Deli
McAlister's Deli Opportunities Available

Award-winning Fast Casual Concept Showcases Expanded Big Bold Sandwiches Line in Latest Sweepstakes 
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McAlister's® Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant, announced today its Big Bold Cravings sweepstakes in which one fan will get to enjoy the brand's Big Bold Sandwiches line free for a year.*
"Our Big Bold Sandwiches let guests indulge their hearty appetites with large portions and delicious flavors," said McAlister's Deli Chief Marketing Officer Donna Josephson. "Through our Big Bold Cravings Sweepstakes, we want to give fans the chance to share their cravings with other Tea Freaks, talk about their favorite items from our Big Bold lineup and offer the chance to satisfy their huge cravings for an entire year...

New Wireless Zone® Franchise Owners Find Success In Wisconsin »

October 20, 2014 at 8:09AM PDT | Source: Wireless Zone® Franchise

Two friends, and first time business owners, open successful Wireless Zone® franchise in Portage
October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // PORTAGE, Wis. – Wireless Zone®, the nation's largest Verizon Wireless retail franchisor, is celebrating the success of new franchise owners Matthew Williams and Eric Reynolds and their new store in Portage, Wisconsin. Already making a name for themselves in the industry and Portage community, Williams and Reynolds are achieving record-breaking numbers in their first five months of business.
"Being able to open a Wireless Zone store in Portage and have incredible success in the first few months has been a very rewarding experience," said Williams. "We have worked extremely hard to build a strong foundation, and the local community has been very supportive of the new store...

Community Invited To Art Van Furniture Ribbon Cutting At Mishawaka, Indiana Store October 28 »

October 20, 2014 at 7:51AM PDT | Source: Art Van Furniture

Former family-owned Sofa Select is first Art Van Furniture franchise location outside of Michigan
WARREN, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't "mish" it! Art Van Furniture, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer, is hosting an official ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Mishawaka, Indiana store on Tuesday, October 28 at 4:30 p.m. The former Sofa Select store, located at 5946 North Grape Road near the University Park Mall, is owned by Tom and Rose Eslinger. Members of Art Van Furniture's leadership team will be in attendance as well as local dignitaries. The event is open to the public.
This is Art Van Furniture's first franchise location outside of its home state of Michigan. It currently has seven Michigan franchise locations in Alpena, Mount Pleasant, Midland, Marquette, Sault Sainte Marie, Owosso and Gaylord, with two additional franchises set to open in the state in 2014...

Wyndham Hotel Group’s Rui Barros To Oversee North America Franchise Operations »

October 20, 2014 at 7:05AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Parsippany, N.J. – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the appointment of Rui Barros as president and managing director of North America franchise operations.
Rui BarrosIn this role, Barros will be responsible for Wyndham Hotel Group’s field and brand operations functions, overseeing operational performance, ongoing franchisee support efforts and preferred client services for Wyndham Hotel Group properties in North America. He will be based in the company’s Parsippany, New Jersey offices.
A seasoned hospitality industry veteran, Barros has held a number of high-level operations positions with Wyndham Hotel Group...

Value Place Announces Appointment Of Stuart Becker As Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer »

October 20, 2014 at 6:36AM PDT | Source: Value Place

October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // WICHITA, Kan. - Value Place, the nation's largest economy, extended-stay hotel brand, today announced the appointment of Stuart Becker to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Monday, October 13, 2014.
In this role, Becker will oversee the company's finance and accounting functions and will be responsible for the financial management, planning, and operations for each of the brand's core departments, including property management, real estate and franchise development, construction, and franchise and legal services. Becker will leverage his past experience with lenders and private equity sources to identify additional financing to support the continued development of new Value Place properties across the country...

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Franchise To Open In Marlton, New Jersey »

October 20, 2014 at 5:47AM PDT | Source: 1000 Degrees Pizzeria Neapolitan Pizza

Marlton, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 - 1000 Degrees Pizza, a unique "create your own" neapolitan pizza franchise, announces new location, coming to Marlton, New Jersey. Though like most of New Jersey, the town of Marlton has plenty of pizza options, 1000 Degrees Pizza is the first of it's kind in the entire county, said a company spokesman. With over 50 toppings, 8 types of cheeses, and over a dozen sauce options, 1000 Degrees can satisfy even the most complex pizza lover's pallet. Expected to open before Christmas 2014, 1000 Degrees hopes to be serving it's unique Neapolitan Pizza by December 15th, 2014. With exponential growth expected for 2015, 1000 Degrees neapolitan pizza franchise is now accepting qualified franchisees in all 50 states...

EXIT Realty North Star ITown Arrives In Indianola »

October 20, 2014 at 5:26AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Indianola, Iowa (Grassroots Newswire - October 17, 2014 - Jon Niemeyer, EXIT Realty North Star, is pleased to announce the opening of his second real estate brokerage, EXIT Realty North Star iTown, now located in Indianola.
"Based on our continued success with EXIT Realty, we were ready to expand into the Indianola community. We know we can count on the EXIT Formula, EXIT's state-of-the-art technology, in-depth training and more to help to grow our new brokerage," said Niemeyer, "We are very excited to assist the residents of Indianola with their real estate needs. At EXIT Realty we are committed to our customers' satisfaction."
About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents' families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

Computer Troubleshooters Welcomes New Technology Franchisee To The Australian Team »

October 20, 2014 at 4:58AM PDT | Source: Computer Troubleshooters

Abhijeet Kulkarni of Canberra joins Computer Troubleshooters' Australian team of franchise owners who provide onsite computer services and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and residential users.
Independence, OH - October 18, 2014 - (PR.com) - Computer Troubleshooters is pleased to welcome Abhijeet Kulkarni to the network in Australia. Kulkarni's new venture is located in Tuggeranong in the south of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. He joins Computer Troubleshooters' team of international franchise owners who provide onsite computer services and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and residential users.
Abhijeet Kulkarni, known as AK, has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Advanced Computing...

FASTSIGNS® Helps Independent Owners Thrive, Maximize New Channels For Growth »

October 20, 2014 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS
FASTSIGNS Opportunities Available

Leading Signage & Visual Graphics Franchisor Exhibits at 2014 SGIA Expo to Share Success with Independent Owners through Company's Co-Brand and Conversion Franchise Programs
October 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // CARROLLTON, Texas - Though more businesses are investing in effective signage and visual graphics, many of today's independent sign and print shop owners are not maximizing their businesses' true potential due to lack of support in key areas, such as marketing and technology advancements. FASTSIGNS International Inc. - the worldwide franchisor of more than 560 FASTSIGNS® sign, graphics and visual communications centers in eight countries - recognizes these challenges and provides the necessary resources through its Co-Brand or Conversion franchise programs for independent owners to thrive...

Former Executive Recruiter Launches Senior Home Care Franchise In VA »

October 20, 2014 at 4:46AM PDT | Source: Griswold Home Care

Worked with Your Franchise Success, a franchise consulting firm to find Griswold Senior Home Care Franchise.
(PRWEB) October 19, 2014 - Dick Bass, senior franchise consultant for Your Franchise Success® (YFS) announced the match-up of Griswold Home Care and Virginia resident Karen Vassar. A talent acquisition professional turned franchisee, Vassar will service the Leesburg, Manassas and Woodbridge areas.
Griswold Home Care provides non-medical care to the elderly, disabled and at-risk individuals in the comfort of their own home, while offering peace of mind to their loved ones. For over 30 years Griswold Home Care has continued to refer caregivers that provide high quality, non-medical home care at affordable rates.
Vassar came across the Griswold Home Care franchise opportunity through working with Your Franchise Success...



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